Dreams as Stories

I guess I’m fortunate in that I rarely have difficulty coming up with a story idea. The area with which I struggle is completing a story that I’ve started. For some reason, all kinds of story thoughts are floating around in my head. In fact, I have notebooks full of ideas. The only problem is that my ideas encompass the first third to half of the story – for some reason the ending is always missing. Go figure!!

I have yet to figure out if it’s good or bad, but I have a tendency to remember my dreams. A while ago, I started keeping a notebook by my bed to jot down any ideas that remain once I wake. Who knows – it could become a story, right? Or, at least, it might be fun to interpret what the dream means. Personally, I like to puzzle out why my brain has contorted an everyday setting or occurrence into something that could be funny or downright scary. Continue reading “Dreams as Stories”